Example sentences for: irrationality

How can you use “irrationality” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • They believe that the managed-care backlash is fomented in irrationality.

  • decision is not made under the influence of addiction, mental illness, or Gawande's dreaded scourge of "irrationality."

  • If a work is "about" "abandon, irrationality, and ecstatic release," but its execution displays "measure, reason, and control" --one might place any number of baroque operas in this category, for instance, or Nathaniel Hawthorne, for that matter.

  • Various studies have shown how the ratio of executive compensation to average employee compensation has risen to levels of irrationality and levels that far exceed those of other major industrialized nations.

  • But charisma is all about irrationality, and we have little reason to believe that the followers of Khomeini were less rational than the followers of, say, Jesus.


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